Category: Brain Health

medical illustration of a blood clot in the brain

February 23, 2024

Brain Aneurysms: Watch for This Serious Condition

These blood vessel balloons can be life-threatening. Here’s what you need to know.

Brain Health

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January 20, 2023

8 Ways to Prevent or Delay Dementia

Taking care of your whole body is good for your brain health.

Brain Health, Dementia, Geriatrics

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young woman lays under blanket, looking at smartphone

January 5, 2023

What Your Phone Might Be Doing to Your Brain

Here’s what researchers know about how smartphones affect your mind—and your eyes.

Brain Health

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Fit older woman with gray hair makes a salad in a sleek, natural-light-filled kitchen

September 2, 2022

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Risk of Dementia

The MIND Diet combines elements of the DASH and Mediterranean diets.

Brain Health, Nutrition

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Woman sitting, holding her head from headache

June 24, 2022

Searching for Relief for Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches cause excruciating pain that often hits at night and repeats again and again.

Brain Health, Health, Neurology

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Woman is suffering eyestrain and headache

June 17, 2022

9 Facts to Know About Migraines

They’re more than just intense headaches.

Brain Health, Neurology

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Woman sitting at her computer with a headache

June 15, 2022

What’s Causing Your Headache?

Identifying your type will help you and your doctor know what to do to relieve the pain.

Brain Health, Neurology

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Illustration of a person receiving a medication via nasal spray

June 24, 2019

FDA Approves Groundbreaking Rescue Treatment for Cluster Seizures

The nasal spray is the first medication approved in more than 20 years to treat this symptom of epilepsy.

Brain Health, Research

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Senior woman looking pensively out window

August 17, 2018

How Diabetes Might Increase Your Risk of Dementia

There is a link, but research is inconclusive as to why. Here are some theories.

Dementia, Diabetes

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July 23, 2018

Want to Stay Sharp? Maintain Your Social Brain

Spending time with others can help protect brain health.

Brain Health, Mental Health, Relationships

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Baby who has been crying being comforted by a caregiver

April 23, 2018

Spotting Concussions in Babies and Toddlers

How to know if a bump on the head is serious or just needs a kiss to make it better.

Babies, Brain Health, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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illustration of a brain with electric waves around it

March 15, 2018

Your Brain, on Electricity

Weak streams of electricity directed into the brain could help conditions such as depression, schizophrenia and chronic pain.

Brain Health, Mental Health

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